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8 sweet potato recipes that think outside the box — and are actually healthy

When many of us think sweet potatoes around the holidays, we think brown sugar, loads and loads of butter, and, of course, marshmallows. Shockingly …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Healthy Eating

Vegan Spicy Ramen Noodles

<i>While the Japanese don’t really make Ramen at home (they eat out at their local Ramen restaurants), those of us without that option can now make a</i> …

Spices

18 Weeknight Curries To Make In The Slow Cooker

Curry up and get dinner sorted.

25 Healthy Recipes That Make Chicken Breast Taste Exciting

Chicken has been known to be an excellent source of lean protein when abiding by a healthy meal plan. The protein in chicken plays an important role in weight loss, along with maintaining a healthy weight. It helps keeps you satisfied longer, along with aiding the production of muscle tissue, an …

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Nut-Free Super Easy Protein Bar Recipe | shopswell

Ingredients:<p>68 grams freeze-dried strawberries,<br>68 grams unsweetened shredded coconut,<br>68 grams vanilla whey protein powder,<br>68 millilitres coconut …

Earth - Why is there something rather than nothing?

People have wrestled with the mystery of why the universe exists for thousands of years. Pretty much every ancient culture came up with its own creation story - most of them leaving the matter in the hands of the gods - and philosophers have written reams on the subject. But science has had little …

Dark Matter

Quit Loafing Around and Make These 9x5" Loaf Pan Recipes

Dessert

11 Healthy Lunch Wraps That Put Sandwiches to Shame

There's a lot to love about a good old lunch wrap: They're easy to make, super portable, and bursting with flavor in every bite. Check out some …

We'd Eat These Vegetarian Galettes Any Night of the Week

Meet Shelly West, our Readers' Choice Week winner for best vegetarian main dish.<p><i>For this year's Readers' Choice Week, we asked our readers to prove their cooking prowess by sharing their best recipes with us—and boy, did they deliver. Our Test Kitchen selected their favorite submissions in the</i> …

Cooking

Top 5 Indian Eating Habits That Are Good For Health

When it comes to healthy eating habits, Indians are right there on the top of the list. Owing to the unique culinary traditions and rich cultural …

Wellness

5 Easiest Places For The Novice International Traveler

Travel is awesome. See cool things, meet new people, eat amazing foods. I’ve spoken to a lot of people who want to travel, but were worried since they’ve never left the country. To them (and you, if you’re still reading), have no fear. People are friendly everywhere.<p>To make it a little easier, I’ve …

European Travel

The tabs on soda cans are genius, and physics shows why

The soda-can tab is more than meets the eye.<p>In its resting state, the tab is what engineers call a "second-class" lever: The force you apply only moves one way, like a wheelbarrow.<p>When you lift the handles, the majority of the force falls on the wheel, in this case otherwise known as the fulcrum. …

University of Illinois

Chickpea Curry

<i>Prep: 20 mins. Cooking: 30 mins. Serves 4-6.</i><p><i>Ingredients:</i><p><b>14 oz tinned chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved</b>• <b><br>3 tbs ghee</b>• <b><br>2 onions, finely chopped</b>• <b><br>1 teaspoons</b> …

Curries

Start Your Day With This Breakfast Parfait and Make Every Morning Better

Start your mornings with macerated fruit, the nuttiest granola, and creamy yogurt. C'est parfait.<p>The <b>granola parfait</b> at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles is not your average hotel breakfast. “We push our parfait even further,” pastry chef <b>Marian Mar</b> says. “Acid, creaminess, sweetness, crunch—it’s all in …

Breakfast

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …